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Create a jaws-ome poster or video!

Subject ScienceBiologySocial StudiesGeography
Grade Level Grades 7-8


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Activity: Of pirates and poop

Description | 15 min

Media: The open ocean is the biggest ecosystem on the planet! Join Sergio and Boris as they learn about the biodiversity present in underwater mountain ranges.

Activity: Roommate wanted - Students are invited to think from the perspective of a shark and create a poster or video advertisement for a “new roommate”, which would entice other sharks to come to Cocos Island.

Want a Google Slides version? We offer a Google Slides version of the activity, a Microsoft Powerpoint version of the activity, and a PDF version of the activity on the Ocean School website.

See the media Each activity is linked to a piece of media. You can watch the video by visiting the Ocean School website or by visiting the direct link here. If you like this activity you can see all of the available resources in the Ocean School Resource Catalogue. Everything in Ocean School is provided free to the public.

About Ocean School This is a free educational resource from the Canadian Government about the ocean, through the Ocean Frontier Institute at Dalhousie University and the National Film Board of Canada. Ocean School provides free, media-rich, ocean-based resources in multiple subjects for students in grades 5–12. Created by educators, scientists and storytellers, these interactive learning materials help students understand our influence on the ocean and the ocean’s influence on us.

Available in French

Check out the Resources tab for the French activity sheets and media.
Or check out the French Ocean School page.

Please note: Ocean School activities are not stand-alone lessons (they do not cover all aspects of one topic or subject) but instead supplement learning through dynamic and engaging experiences.


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